The winner of the first ever Potato Photographer of the Year has been crowned – and, fittingly enough, it's a celebration of lockdown coming to an end, featuring a potato getting a long overdue haircut. Each entrant had to pay £5 to enter the competition, with the proceeds going to charity The Trussell Trust which supports more than 1,200 food bank centres in the UK. Titled 'End of Lockdown', the winning shot scored photographer … If I had a million dollars to spend... that picture would be mine!

Email to tell us more. Personalised Nutella Jars Are Back For Christmas! The world needs more of this right now. We’ll be honest: we’re not sure the idea behind Potato Photographer of the Year has the legs to become an annual thing. I’d like to chip in here, as a spec-tater.If you keep your eyes peeled & get under the skin of these images, in starch contrast to the others, and without further waffling... and although the image itself is a bit of a political hot potato, number 9 sure mashed it up here, tuber sure, tuber sure. I see more than 1 potato in the Adam & Eve photo. The Tamron 70-300mm F4.5.6-3 Di III RXD for E-mount provides similar coverage to Sony's own 70-300mm lens, but at a fraction of the price. I imagine there was at least one such entry (but I don't really need to see it).! The creator of the winning image, as judged by our prestigious panel of judges that includes the legendary Martin Parr, will earn some great prizes and the hallowed title of ’Potato Photographer of the Year 2020'. I am curious to know what matters more for Digital Potato Review readers, a small potato or a medium-format one...But don't try to squeeze too much out of a potato. Review: Does the Canon Rebel T8i DSLR make sense in an increasingly mirrorless world? My personal favorites would be #2 and #6, but #8 thru #10 are great and creative as well. Read our full review to find out how it performs. Scroll down to see some of the runners up, and if you want to see the full shortlist or read the judge’s comments about each winning photo, head over to the contest page on Photocrowd. What’s the best camera for less than $1000?

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Not related but somewhat funny, I remember when the Potato Growers of Alberta registered the domain X-Trans is better !And Fuji potatoes are the best ! Potato Photographer of the Year 2020 is a silly photo contest created in partnership with the contest platform Photocrowd to benefit the Trussell Trust food banks. Organisers of the prize were inspired by Kevin Abosch’s photo of a potato (Potato #345 (2010)) sold for £750,000 in 2016, which organisers said “just goes to show there’s an appetite for potato-based photo-art”.

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Not a bad haul given that submitting a photo cost him only a £5 ($6.50) donation to the food bank. It may sound light and fluffy, but the serious competition featured acclaimed documentary photographer Martin Parr among the judging panel, while all proceeds raised have gone towards food bank charity The Trussell Trust, which has worked to support vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.

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Missing here is a giant couch potato. Launched during lockdown to raise money for a food bank charity by digging up the best potato photos the UK has to offer, the new photography competition has now revealed its winning smash-hit photographer. But if it does, we’ll hope to see a lot more entries like Spence’s winning image in the coming years. One of the best photo contests of this year! In our latest buying guide we've selected some cameras that might be a bit older but still offer a lot of bang for the buck. Oceanographic Magazine recently announced the winners of its 2020 Ocean Photographer of the Year awards. Likely some money changed hands. We've rounded up a collection of the best deals currently active on cameras, lenses, software and accessories. By combining the VALOI 360 with a digital camera and light source, you can easily digitize your rolls of 35mm and 120 film.

Organisers of the prize were inspired by Kevin Abosch’s photo of a potato (Potato #345 (2010)) sold for £750,000 in 2016, which organisers said “just goes to show there’s an appetite for potato-based photo-art”. The best cameras for under $1000 should have good ergonomics and controls, great image quality and be capture high-quality video.

Join fellow photographers and receive And there seems to be a healthy interest in running another competition next year.”.

Proceeds are made with each photo entry, which costs £5 … I remember an interview with the potato guy and he said they took the gracious step in giving the domain to the PGA. Finnish company VALOI has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for the VALOI 360 film digitizing system.

The Potato Photographer of the Year is an exciting new photo competition open to anyone with an interest in photography and potatoes. "It takes a great imagination to see a sprouting potato as a head covered with hair, and there is a lot of humor in the way the picture has been executed.".

Ray also gets a Fujifilm X-A7, a year’s membership to the Royal Photographic Society, a one-to-one workshop with photographer Benedict Brain and three years of Photocrowd master-level subscription. For more information on Potato Photographer of the Year 2020, visit The Potato Photographer of the Year 2020 Award has been awarded to photographer Ray Spence for his imaginative image of a potato getting a haircut. The overall winner is Raw Spence, who captured an image of his sprouting spud about to get a much-needed quarantine haircut. "This picture manages to introduce a topical lockdown obsession to the brief of photographing a potato," said judge Nigel Atherton. The competition was inspired by photographer Kevin Abosch’s famous photo Potato #345 (2010), which sold for a staggering $1 million at auction in 2016.
This will be a living article that gets updated throughout this holiday week, so be sure to check back to keep up with the latest offers. Golfers were not happy. There probably was a Mr Potato head submission, but the the judges probably considered it 'unimaginative' or 'derivative'. To learn more about this year’s contest, the judges, and the charities involved, click here. How many do you see?